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4th of July – Be Safe!

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The 4th of July is a time to celebrate the birth of our country. However, too often, people take their celebrations too far. Remember to plan ahead this year so you are not in a position to get a DUI. Find a sober driver, stay near home or stay where you are. Police presence is… Read more »

Smart Start Mobile Service

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We are pleased to announce that effective immediately, Smart Start MN can now offer mobile ignition interlock services. We recognize that it can be difficult to find a way to legally bring your car in for installation and that it can sometimes be difficult to bring your vehicle in for a timely calibration. Mobile ignition… Read more »

The Right and Wrong way to Plead Guilty

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According to the Driver and Vehicle Services division of the Department of Public Safety, there is was a right way and a wrong way to plead guilty. A little context first: 1st Time DUI/DWI defendants who have a BAC below .20 receive an administrative knockdown to 30 days from their original revocation (90 or 365… Read more »

T -3 Days until Ignition Interlock: What Changes?

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Minnesota’s Ignition Interlock program is scheduled to launch on Friday, July 1. This ignition interlock program will have many far reaching effects on Minnesota drivers arrested for DUI’s. For most DUI offenders arrested on or after Friday, July 1, the most noticeable and immediate change will be substantially longer license revocation times. Currently a first-time… Read more »